3 arrested after heightened police presence in Callaway County

6 months 3 days 4 hours ago Sunday, April 16 2017 Apr 16, 2017 Sunday, April 16, 2017 6:12:00 PM CDT April 16, 2017 in News
By: Felesha Lee, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
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CALLAWAY COUNTY - Authoritiese arrested three men after traffic stops on Saturday night and early Sunday morning.

The Callaway County Sheriff's Department, Jefferson City Police Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted a saturation patrol around the Tebbetts, Holts Summit and Jefferson City area.

According to the Callaway County Sherriff's Office, law enforcement began the patrol in response to reports of a gathering on Highway 94 at a home that has had several reports of criminal activity, including two shootings.

Because of the increased presence of law enforcement, authorities made several stops in the area. Among those stops were Demetrius Robinson, Jevon Hawkins and Darius Davis. All three men were arrested. 

  • Demetrius Robinson, 20, of Florissant was arrested after law enforcement said they found he had a warrant for possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute. Robinson was charged with this offense on April 13, 2017 after a Lincoln University Police investigation. Robinson was released from the Callaway County Jail after posting $5,000 bond.
  • Jevon Hawkins, 27, of Columbia was arrested for unlawful possession of a firearm because he is a felon, according to the release. Hawkins is currently on supervised probation in Boone County. Hawkins posted $4,000 bond and was released from the Callaway County Jail pending a court appearance.
  • Darius Davis, 23, of Jefferson City was arrested for making a false report and several traffic violations, according to authorities. Davis was transported to the Cole County Jail after his arrest.

 

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